Windows Server 2016 – Hyper-V and VMQ

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VMQ is Virtual Machine Queue. To implement VMQ with Hyper-V there are some requirements that should be met: The NIC on the host must support VMQ The NIC on the host must have the latest drivers Host and guest must have Windows Server 2016 or Windows Server 2012 R2 for OS The guest must have enabled the VMQ To enable VMQ you use enable-netadapterVMQ. For information here. Run get-netadapterVMQ in PowerShell to see if the NIC support VMQ. Two more useful cmdlets are: get-netadapterVmqQueue displays which queues are assigned set-netAdapterVMQ modifies…

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Windows Server 2016 – Hyper-V configure NIC team Part 2

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If you have done the Part 1 you should have a NIC Team. Now you need to create a new Exterbakvirtual switch and choose the Microsoft Network Adapter Multiplexor Driver. So, open Hyper-V Manager and click Virtual Switch Manager. Choose External and click Create Virtual Switch. Specify a name for the Switch, choose Microsoft Network Adapter Multiplexor Driver and click OK. The new TEAM Switch is ready!   https://kandz.me/windows-server-2016-hyper-v-configure-nic-team-part-2 Windows Server 2016 – Hyper-V configure NIC team Part 2

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Windows Server 2016 – Hyper-V configure NIC team Part 1

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With NIC teaming you can join multiple network adapters into a single entity. The reasons are performance and fault tolerance. First, you need to create a NIC team. You need at least two NIC. Then open Server Manager and select Local Server. At the Properties panel click at the right side of NIC Teaming. Then at the TEAMS click TASKS and select New Team. Select a name for the team. Select the NIC so you can create the team. Click to Additional properties so you can change the Load balancing mode…

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Windows Server 2016 – Hyper-V Add/Remove Virtual Switch

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Open Hyper-V Manager and at the right panel click Virtual Switch Manager. Select what typer of VS you want to create and click Create Virtual Switch. By selecting one of three different types you can see below the “Create Virtual Switch” button, information about this type. Choose a name for the VS. You can also change the type of the VS here. Some information about the 3 three checkboxes: Allow Management… excludes the host OS from the network, but there is access to the VMs Enable Single… the external virtual switch…

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Windows Server 2016 – Hyper-V Add/Remove virtual network cards

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You can have up to 8 v network interface cards (vNIC) To add a new vNIC open Hyper-V Manager, select a VM, right-click this VM and select Settings Click at the top Add Hardware, select Network Adapter at the right panel and then click Add. The new vNIC will be added, like the picture below. Now edit Virtual Switch and any other option and click OK. That was all. To remove a vNIC, just select the vNIC and you will find a Remove button, a little bit before the bottom.…

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